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LCW19 – Bacardi Rum Room Oct 10

 

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With its heritage of 157 years of rum making, you can expect Bacardi to bring you a series of tasty events showcasing the brand’s premium rums, all aged under the Caribbean sun, including a very first taste of BACARDÍ Gran Reserva Diez; a brand new, premium, gold sipping rum that’s barrel-aged for a minimum of ten years, officially launched this October. BACARDÍ Gran Reserva Diez is the latest addition to the BACARDÍ range of barrel-aged rums, joining BACARDÍ Añejo Cuatro and BACARDÍ Reserva Ocho.

Furthermore, BACARDÍ’s UK Brand Ambassador Metinee (May) Kongsrivilai will be on hand giving rum lovers the chance to dive into the world of barrel-aged rums, learn about the unique Caribbean ageing process while tasting sipping rums and classic cocktails such as the Mojito.

Entry into the Rum Room is free and you can sign up to their free masterclasses HERE.

London Cocktail Week 2019 Oct 04

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Returning for its tenth anniversary, London Cocktail Week is back and the celebration has been extended to ten days, starting the 4th October 2019.

From £6 signature cocktails served in 300 bars across London, to the Cocktail Village complete with 40+ pop-up bars, street food and DJs, via pop-ups, parties and masterclasses all over London, this is the premier celebration of the London’s cocktail scene.

HOW TO GET INVOLVED
The Festival is divided into three parts – The Cocktail Tours, The Events Schedule and The Cocktail Village and all require you to pick up a Festival Pass for £10, which covers you for the whole 10 days until the 13th October.

The Cocktail Tours – £6 signature cocktails in 300 of London’s best bars (4-13 Oct)
Each participating venue will serve a bespoke London Cocktail Week cocktail for the duration of the festival at a price of just £6, all you need to do is flash your £10 Festival Pass on the DrinkUp.London app to get access. The tours are self-guided, and as long as the bars are open, the drinks are available – so you can taste and explore at your own leisure – whether that’s hitting up a whole host of bars in one night, or savouring one per day. You can check out all the bars taking part HERE.

The Cocktail Village – 40+ pop-up bars, Street Feast food vendors and DJs in the heart of Brick Lane (9-13 Oct)
Hosted in the heart of the East End – The Cocktail Village is the culmination of the whole festival and entry is free and included with your £10 Festvial Pass. With new brands and bars popping up each and every year – this is a true cocktail lovers’ paradise with a real outdoor, end of summer festival vibe as the music cranks up and the cocktails keep flowing. See who’s popping-up in this year’s hub HERE.

Events Schedule – pop-ups, parties and masterclasses all over town
There is a full schedule of events to check out as part of London Cocktail Week. Some of these events are free to attend with your Festival Pass – others have a ticket price attached, but be assured, these events are cherry picked by the DrinkUp team for being of the best content and value. See the full schedule HERE.

Plus for 2019 the trusty wristbands have returned to celebrate the tenth anniversary. All you need to do is flash your phone Festival Pass at either our Covent Garden Pop-up between 4-10 October (5-7 Grape Street, London, WC2H 8DW) or the hub, the Cocktail Village between 9-13 October (146 Brick Lane, London, E1 6RU) to get one – but please note once they’re gone, they’re gone!